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MedPAC Recommends FFS Benefit Changes

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, June 18, 2012

Medicare's fee-for-service benefit design should be changed to provide better protection against high out-of-pocket cost sharing and to encourage beneficiaries to make better healthcare decisions, says the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

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AMA, AHA at Odds Over 'Surprise' Medicare Final Rule

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, June 18, 2012

The American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association have sent letters to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to register their respective displeasure over provisions in a final Medicare rule that affect physician influence over hospital decisions.

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SCOTUS Uncertainty Deters Innovation

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, June 15, 2012

It's tough for leaders of healthcare organizations to get traction on the many fixes the industry needs. Because the fight over policy is never really over, potential solutions never get the chance to be fully implemented.

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Rounds: Excellence in Cardiac Care—Elements of Success from The Mount Sinai Medical Center

By: May 25, 2012

Date: July 18, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET
How do you balance the latest in advanced cardiovascular treatment with market growth? Join HealthLeaders Media and the cardiovascular team at The Mount Sinai Medical Center to learn how Sinai has reinvented one of the top cardiovascular enterprises in the country.

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LIVE Webcast: Prevent 30-Day Readmissions

By: May 25, 2012

Date: June 27, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Learn readmissions approaches that work from speakers at leading healthcare systems. You'll leave this interactive webcast with strategies to standardize care protocols for cardiac and pneumonia patients, improve federal funding for these initiatives, and assess and assign patient risk for readmission, including Medicare FFS patients.

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